1955 Topps All-American Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1955 Topps All-American||49||Don Zimmerman||halfback||Tulane|
|1955 Topps All-American||50||Ken Kavanaugh||halfback||LSU||College Hall of Fame 1963||nm+ oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||51||Duane Purvis||halfback||Purdue|
|1955 Topps All-American||52||John Lujack||quarterback||Notre Dame||Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960||Lujack was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1978.||PSA 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||53||Jack Green||guard||Army, Tulane||College Hall of Fame 1989||PSA 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||54||Eddie Dooley||quarterback||Dartmouth||PSA 7, PSA 5, nm oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||55||Frank Merritt||tackle||Army||College Hall of Fame 1996||PSA 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||56||Ernie Nevers||fullback||Stanford||College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006||Rookie card|
|1955 Topps All-American||57||Vic Hanson||end||Syracuse||College Hall of Fame 1973||PSA 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||58||Ed Franco||tackle||Fordham||College Hall of Fame 1980||PSA 8.5, nm oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||59||Doc Blanchard||fullback||Army||Heisman Trophy 1945, College Hall of Fame 1959||Rookie card
Blanchard was the first player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior. He placed third in Heisman voting in 1944, first in 1945, and fourth in 1946.
|1955 Topps All-American||60||Tiger Hill||center||Duke||College Hall of Fame 1962||Hill placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1938. See my page of Heisman candidates.||PSA 8, nm oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||61||Charley Brickley||halfback||Harvard||PSA 7, exmt|
|1955 Topps All-American||62||Harry Newman||quarterback||Michigan||College Hall of Fame 1975||Newman is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.||PSA 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||63||Charlie Justice||running back||North Carolina||Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1961||PSA 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||64||Benny Friedman||quarterback||Michigan||College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005||Rookie card
Friedman was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
|PSA 5, exmt|
|1955 Topps All-American||65||Joe Donchess||end||Pittsburgh||College Hall of Fame 1979||PSA 7, PSA 6|
|1955 Topps All-American||66||Bruiser Kinard||tackle||Mississippi||College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971||Rookie card
Kinard's brothers, George and Billy, also played professional football.
|1955 Topps All-American||67||Frankie Albert||quarterback, coach||Stanford||College Hall of Fame 1956|
|1955 Topps All-American||68||The Four Horsemen||PSA 4|
|Jim Crowley||halfback||Notre Dame||College Hall of Fame 1966|
|Elmer Layden||fullback||Notre Dame||College Hall of Fame 1951|
|Don Miller||halfback||Notre Dame||College Hall of Fame 1970|
|Harry Stuhldreher||quarterback||Notre Dame||College Hall of Fame 1958|
|1955 Topps All-American||69||Frank Sinkwich||halfback||Georgia||Heisman Trophy 1942, College Hall of Fame 1954||Rookie card
Sinkwich played two seasons for the Detroit Lions and two seasons for the AAFC's New York Yankees and Baltimore Colts. He averaged 45.92 yards per punt for the Lions in 1943, still an NFL record for a rookie.
|1955 Topps All-American||70||Bill Daddio||end||Pittsburgh||As a Chicago Cardinal, Daddio led the NFL in field goals scored in 1942. He made 5 in 10 attempts.||PSA 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||71||Bob Wilson||halfback||SMU||College Hall of Fame 1973|
|1955 Topps All-American||72||Chub Peabody||guard||Harvard||College Hall of Fame 1973||Peabody was governor of Massachusetts from 1963 to 1965.||PSA 6|
|1955 Topps All-American||73||Paul Governali||quarterback||Columbia||College Hall of Fame 1986||Governali finished second to Frank Sinkwich in voting for the 1942 Heisman Trophy.||PSA 8, PSA 7 mk, nm oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||74||Gene McEver||halfback||Tennessee||College Hall of Fame 1954||BVG 7.5|
|1955 Topps All-American||75||Hugh Gallarneau||halfback||Stanford||College Hall of Fame 1982||BVG 7, ex|
|1955 Topps All-American||76||Angelo Bertelli||quarterback||Notre Dame||Heisman Trophy 1943, College Hall of Fame 1972||Rookie card
Bertelli was second in Heisman voting in 1941, sixth in 1942, and first in 1943. After serving in World War II, he played three seasons for the AAFC's Los Angeles Dons and Chicago Rockets.
|1955 Topps All-American||77||Bowden Wyatt||end||Tennessee||College Hall of Fame 1972|
|1955 Topps All-American||78||Jay Berwanger||halfback||Chicago||Heisman Trophy 1935, College Hall of Fame 1954||Rookie card
Berwanger was the first Heisman Trophy winner and the first player ever chosen in the NFL draft. He decided not to play pro football, however.
|PSA 8, BVG 7, exmt oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||79||Pug Lund||halfback||Minnesota||College Hall of Fame 1958||Lund won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1934.|
|1955 Topps All-American||80||Bennie Oosterbaan||end||Michigan||College Hall of Fame 1954|
|1955 Topps All-American||81||Cotton Warburton||quarterback||USC||College Hall of Fame 1975||Warburton became a film editor; he received an Academy Award for his work on Mary Poppins in 1964.||PSA 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||82||Alex Wojciechowicz||center||Fordham||College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Eagles Honor Roll 1987||Wojciechowicz was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.||PSA 5|
|1955 Topps All-American||83||Ted Coy||fullback||Yale||College Hall of Fame 1951||GAI 8, exmt+|
|1955 Topps All-American||84||Ace Parker||quarterback||Duke||College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972||Rookie card
Before his death in November 2013, Parker was the oldest living pro football player. He was 101 years old.
|1955 Topps All-American||85||Sid Luckman||quarterback||Columbia||College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965||Luckman finished third in voting for the 1938 Heisman Trophy, behind Davey O'Brien and Marshall Goldberg.||PSA 5, SGC 40|
|1955 Topps All-American||86||Albie Booth||quarterback||Yale||College Hall of Fame 1966|
|1955 Topps All-American||87||Germany Schulz||center||Michigan||College Hall of Fame 1951|
|1955 Topps All-American||88||Ralph Kercheval||halfback||Kentucky|
|1955 Topps All-American||89||Marshall Goldberg||halfback||Pittsburgh||College Hall of Fame 1958, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006||Goldberg is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. He was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979 and 2008. See my Almost Hall of Famers page.||BVG 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||90||Charley O'Rourke||halfback||Boston College||College Hall of Fame 1972||exmt|
|1955 Topps All-American||91||Bob Odell||halfback||Pennsylvania||College Hall of Fame 1992||Error card
The player pictured on this card is actually Howard Odell, Bob Odell's brother. Howard Odell played at the University of Pittsburgh. See my Mistaken Identities page for more football cards that picture the wrong player.
|1955 Topps All-American||92||Biggie Munn||guard||Minnesota||College Hall of Fame 1959||Munn won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1931.||PSA 8 oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||93||Willie Heston||halfback||Michigan||College Hall of Fame 1954|
|1955 Topps All-American||94||Chuck Bernard||center||Michigan|
|1955 Topps All-American||95||Chris Cagle||halfback||Army, Louisiana-Lafayette||College Hall of Fame 1954||Cagle played college football for eight years, according to his College Football Hall of Fame page.||PSA 8, BVG 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||96||Bill Hollenback||halfback||Pennsylvania||College Hall of Fame 1951|
|1955 Topps All-American||97||Don Hutson||end||Alabama||College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Packers Hall of Fame 1972||Rookie card||PSA 6, BVG 7, PSA 5|
|1955 Topps All-American||98||Beattie Feathers||halfback||Tennessee||College Hall of Fame 1955||Feathers was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970. See my Almost Hall of Famers page.||PSA 5, nm+ oc|